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speckled trout

brook trout (def 1).
Origin of speckled trout
1795-1805, Americanism Unabridged
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  • There were ruffed grouse in the woods, in the creeks were speckled trout in abundance, and my friend rioted among them.

    The Wolf's Long Howl Stanley Waterloo
  • He stopped his work to look at the speckled trout, who at once addressed him.

  • In the water to the leeward plays a school of speckled trout, feeding on the minnows that hang around the sunken ledges of rock.

    Fisherman's Luck Henry van Dyke
  • It was walled in and pretty well filled with speckled trout.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • English L adds a drink of hemlock stocks to the speckled trout; F, H have simply poison.

  • They were the speckled trout so much prized by the anglers of today.

    A Trip to California in 1853 Washington Bailey
  • So Sunny Boy and Daddy set 131 off alone for the brook in the woods where the speckled trout lived.

    Sunny Boy in the Country Ramy Allison White
  • It is a piece of the common vanity of anglers to suppose that they know something about speckled trout.

  • The speckled trout lives in all the streams, and can be caught whenever he will bite.

    Baddeck and That Sort of Thing Charles Dudley Warner
  • Fly-fishing for speckled trout always, and deservedly, takes the lead.

    Woodcraft and Camping George Washington Sears (Nessmuk)
British Dictionary definitions for speckled trout

speckled trout

another name for brook trout
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